Sun Dried Tomatoes Pesto And Cream Cheese Cold Dip

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Feb. 01, 2019

This attractive and innovative dip comprises three sauces layered one above the other in a bowl. Pesto sauce loaded with basil, the famous Italian herb, milky cream cheese sauce with a dash of herbs and sun-dried tomato sauce. You can also try these recipes Olive Cream Cheese Dip and Radish, Cucumber and Curd Dip .

Ingredients

Cream cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For the pesto mixture:
Fresh basil leaves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Chopped walnuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (akhrot)
Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon (lehsun)
Lemon juice 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
For sun dried tomato mixture:
Sun dried tomatoes 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , soaked (drained and chopped)
Salt To Taste
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For serving:
Vegetable crudites 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Potato wafers 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Directions

FOR PESTO MIXTURE:

MAKING:

1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixer and blend into a smooth paste without adding water. Keep aside.

FOR THE SUN DRIED TOMATOES MIXTURE:

MAKING:

1. Add the olive oil and blend again into a smooth paste. Keep aside.

FOR THE DIP:

MAKING:

1. Take a deep glass bowl, spread the cream cheese evenly at the bottom, top it with the pesto mixture and spread it evenly

2. Finally, top it with the sundried tomato mixture and spread it evenly.

3. Refrigerate it for 1 hour.

SERVING:

4. Serve chilled with vegetable crudités and potato wafers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy